Welcome to Gordano Valley Archers

COSE 2016 West of England Club of the Year

f23811c99d03543abe9480cf6.jpgWe are a very open and friendly Archery Club based on the edge of the Gordano Valley at The Downs School in Wraxall, North Somerset.

Our vision is to promote and develop the sport of archery and to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all.

We aim to achieve this by ensuring we have a highly motivated and professional team of coaches and officials dedicated to the principles of equitable practice.

The club is committed to providing archery as an all inclusive sport and actively promotes the sport as a Triple A sport for all the family. Triple A = All Ability Archery.

We shoot throughout the year on Sundays at our ground as well as having an indoor facility from October to March that we use on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings when the weather does not permit outdoor shooting.

Shooting times are:

Sundays (The Downs School) Wraxall BS48 1PF

09:00 to 10:00 – Set up range – Club Members
10:00 to 12:30 – Assembly beginners and club shoot.
12:30 to 13:00 – Take down range

Indoor range available (weather dependent)

09:00 to 09:30 – Set up
09:30 to 12:00 – Beginners & Juniors Club Members
09:30 to 12:00 – Senior Members if spare capacity ( Members please set up on the landing)
12:00 to 12:30 –Take down range

Mondays (@ Worle) 58 New Bristol Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 6AQ

Closed for the Summer

17:30 to 21:00 Beginner, Novice, Intermediate or Experienced archers welcomed.

Wednesdays (The Downs School) Wraxall BS48 1PF

18:15 to 20:30 indoors—main club shoot (Members Only)

Please note for safety we do not allow all carbon arrows to be used on our outdoor ranges.

All Saints’ Challenge – Round 1

St Andrew’s Day Tournament

Wed  28 Nov 201818:00 Set Up – All Archers st-andrews flag
18:00 Set Up
18.15 Assembly

Round : Portsmouth

Admission accepted by submission of a
St. Andrew’s Day Score Sheet, available on the evening


Normal Boss fees will apply, results will be published in the Members area .

Points collected from this tournament can be used as part All Saints’ Challenge.

Remembrance Day Clout

remembranceSunday 11th November 2018

Round : Imperial one way single clout
Distances :    180,140,120,100, 80 yds       and 60yds on request.

See Colin or Neil for additional information. Could ALL archers ensure that they have received some clout training prior to the day.

A short target range but limited range will be available on the day.


Winter Achievement Awards

During the winter session many archers either shoot the short 30m outdoor ‘Frostbite
or 20yd indoor ‘Portsmouth‘ rounds.

p300-badgef200-badge  County, Region and National bodies all hold ‘postal tournaments using one of both of these rounds and as a club we run our achievement awards.

Archers can compete against each other or themselves to claim the awards which increase in 25 point increments.

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All Saints’ Tournaments 2018/19


St Andrew’s Day –  28 Nov 2018 – Portsmouth

St David’s Day – 3 Mar 2019 – Worcester

St Patrick’s Day – 17 Mar 2019 – Long Metric 1-5

St George’s Day – 28 Apr 2019 – Western


Four tournaments throughout the shooting season, two indoor and two outdoor with some new rounds this year.

The All Saints’ season winners will compete in a summer competition to determine the overall
ALL SAINTS CHAMPION 2018/19 at the Summer Fun and Awards Day.
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